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. the latest drip of information in the scandal surrounding those close to new jersey governor chris christie. >>> and then later, why this year's oscar race is being called the toughest to predict in a long while. >>> as we mentioned, more news tonight about the scandal that has ensnared the inner circle of new jersey governor chris christie. tonight, we're hearing for the first time just how urgent it was for the people who were caught up in that massive traffic jam near the george washington bridge connecting new york and new jersey. ambulances, school buses stuck, 911 dispatchers describing a nightmare situation. our report tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: "time for some traffic in ft. lee." that's what a staffer from governor chris christie's office ordered, and that's exactly what ft. lee, new jersey got. hours of backups at the george washington bridge. thousands of drivers were caught in an intentionally created, intentionally politically motivated traffic nightmare. today fort lee officials released 28 hours of 911 and police radio tapes from the four days the bridge l
struggling after a former aid to governor chris christie shut down the bridge. it was retaliation against the town's mayor who didn't support chris christie. they were told that lanes were closed because of a traffic study, which never existed. >> >> governor chris christie has apologised for the lane clearance saying he was not involved in the incident. numerous people lost their jobs and have been indicted since the investigation began. >> they were kept secret for 13 years. details of the clinton presidency are being revealed. more than 4,000 documents were released on friday. some of the records come from then first lady hillary clinton's office. they humanize hillary clinton by advising her to, "be real and relaxed", they give a glimpse into the inner workings of the white house at the time. >> more on the crisis in ukraine where the crisis impacts many ukraine americans. >> good evening from little ukraine in the east village in lookout shelter manhattan. this is a -- in little manhattan. this is a sizeable community. many are enjoying a friday night out. thoughts of what is going o
on the investigation of chris christie? >>> a frantic rescue caught on tape after an avalanche roars through a neighborhood. why it's incredible anyone came out alive. >>> what the tax bill will be for the couple that found precious coins in their back yord. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to weekends with alex witt. here's what's happening. we have developing news of president obama warning of consequences of military intervention inside ewe rain. he called on russia to exercise restraint after helicopters flew into crimea. it is a region in southern ukrai ukraine. here is what the president said in a late friday statement. >> days after the world came to russia after the olympic games, it would invite the nations around the world. indeed, the united states will stand with the international community in affirming there will be costs for military intervention in ukraine. >> meantime, gunmen described as russian troops to control key airports in crimea on friday. kristen welker is joining me to talk about this. good morning to you. we hear the president might cancel plans to attend the up
new heat on new jersey governor chris christie, all because of that traffic jam on the george washington bridge orchestrated by members of his inner circle. for the first time we're going to be able to take you there at the moment it was happening -- as frustrated, frantic people were calling for help. abc's senior national correspondent jim avila with the headline tonight. >> the gw bridge is totally gridlocked. >> stay out of the center of town. >> reporter: 911 tapes released today takes us inside the chaos that was fort lee, new jersey. when top aides of the governor jammed the world's busiest bridge. >> you are aware the town is total gridlock. >> reporter: warning first responders firefighters, police, it is not a normal day within fort lee. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> reporter: the four days from september 9 through 12, now forever known as fort lee's traffic armageddon and chris christie bridgegate. despite that noise, governor chris christie insists he was kept in the dark. one of the influential counties wailing about unbearable traffic, in the mi
was waiting for first responders. her family said they don't blame chris christie, but this was just causing all sorts of problems. there are accidents. there are people angry, traffic, and certainly closing down these lanes without telling anyone why made it a lot harder. >> i wonder if there is another case. let's take another one we have on the tape here, which was made available today. the traffic jam didn't just cause delays, as you suggest, but accidents begin to pile up, fender-benders. here is a 911 call from one of those accidents. >> put on your hazards. >> 911, where is your emergency? 911, where is your emergency? >> i'm on the george washington bridge. i was just in a car accident. we were rear-ended. >> upper level or the lower level? >> upper level. >> what direction? >> we're heading into the city. >> let's go to the politics. i often try to think about what it's like to be somebody in one of these horrible cases. now you're bridget kelly, right? >> right. >> for all i know she is a political operative, a regular person who does what they like to do in the interests of the bo
, that that is not true. and he was not the only chris christie ally advancing that untrue story about how nothing that happened on the bridge that week affected public safety. the head of the police union and close ally of governor chris christie, he defended the lane closures, quote, was there any ambulance delay? no. was there any police service delay? no. yes, actually. there were delays as a result of that fake traffic study, which was some politically motivated vendetta against that town that still hasn't been explained. paul nunziato has apparently reduced his role in that job. he says he hasn't stepped down fully, but he's reduced his role in the job. for his part, bill baroni has reportedly resigned. so we learned something about this basically still unexplained story. we learned when chris christie's chief of staff briget kelly ordered up those traffic problems in ft. lee, boy, she really got what she wanted. they ordered that up and in many cases it had serious consequences to the people in that town. it may have been a lark to christie staffers and allies, but it was serious to the peo
chris christie, but this was just causing all sorts of problems. there are accidents. there are people angry, traffic, and certainly closing down these lanes without telling anyone why made it a lot harder. >> i wonder if there is another case. let's take another one we have on the tape here, which was made available today. the traffic jam didn't just cause delays, as you suggest, but accidents begin to pile up, fender-benders. here is a 911 call from one of those accidents. >> put on your hazards. >> 911, where is your emergency? 911, where is your emergency? >> i'm on the george washington bridge. i was just in a car accident. we were rear-ended. >> upper level or the lower level? >> upper level. >> what direction? >> we're heading into the city. >> let's go to the politics. i often try to think about what it's like to be somebody in one of these horrible cases. now you're bridget kelly, right? >> right. >> for all i know she is a political operative, a regular person who does what they like to do in the interests of the boss generally and their party. she is watching this with us ma
this guy and we are worried if he is near the bomb or blew up two people. chris christie may have known about a traffic jam and the world has to end. >> it is true. we live in a troubled time. did we go to you yet? >> one more thing though. maybe it is because she is a woman. >> oh. >> i don't hear of many female terrorists. >> there are a few, but that could have sliped by. >> aren't all females terrorists in a way, joanne a? >> well, i do, yes. my victims. there are many with broken hearts. >> literally. >> while being interviewed if she had her [bleep] i can understand being distracted. i can't even remember what my question is. you are like bah, bah, bah. >> i don't even know how you can tell the difference. that's how you are all the time. >> good point. >> all right, coming up, my birthday, it's in september. i wear size 8. >> liar. size 8 dress? >> does monogamy make you stupider? >>> should they ban giving kids a hand? that sounds weird. parents at a youth basketball game in idaho, where i go to all of my games were told to remain silent during the likely boring contest. the par
pattern of traffic from george washington down to one lane now. >> 10-4. >> new jersey governor chris christie has apologized for the changes paid by an aide. he said he was not involved in that closing. >>> once the world's largest bitcoin exchange has filed for bankruptcy. 850 million bitcoins have disappeared, apparently because of some flaw in the software. the missing currency is worth more than ahalf a billion dollars. >>> live report from kiev. plus accusation of a rape guide leads to a sexual assault and anger at school officials. ♪ what is this place? where are we? this is where we bring together the fastest internet and the best in entertainment. we call it the x1 entertainment operating system. it looks like the future! we must have encountered a temporal vortex. further analytics are necessary. beam us up. ♪ that's my phone. hey. [ female announcer ] the x1 entertainment operating system, only from xfinity. tv and internet together like never before. >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm john siegenthaler in new york. we have a lot to cover in this half hour. the
times hatchet job on new jersey governor chris christie, why are they doing that? the a-team take up the reasons. that's next. lou: "the new york times" >>> the new york times out with what should i call it, a hatchet job article suggesting that new jersey governor christie is damaged political goods because of the bridgegate scandal, their evidence -- a christie town hall yesterday. the times that he was allegedly badgered and heck elled and just assaulted by constituents. make up your own mind. does he look like he's under durress here? >> if you go home tonight, would you destroy all of your produce springsteen cds. he's not a friend of yours, governor. >> well, the -- the cds can be destroyed. i have it on my iphone now. >> the poor governor, so loyal to springsteen that he couldn't bring himself and such a politician, he didn't want to get in the way of that. christie's approval, an impressive 59% in new jersey. let me repeat that, 59% in new jersey. 65% before bridgegate. christie, by the way, doing pretty well in the money-raising department as well. he took in a record $18 mi
chris christie. police were told it was closed due to a traffic study that never existed. governor chris christie apologised. numerous people apologised and have been indicted since the investigations began. >> they were secret for 13 years, now the distrets of bill clinton were reveemed. 4,000 -- revealed. 4,000 copies of speeches, schedules and talking points have been released. some review an effort to humanize hillary clinton - advising her to be real and relax. >> seers is checking to see if it fell victim to a data breach pt the secret service is leading an investigation into app attack, after attacks on other retailers target the markets late last year. seers is operating nearly 2500 brick and more tar stores in the united states and canada. >> businesses across the country is taking steps to protect the private information of their customers. as a result of the data breach at target and neiman marcus, target learnt a hard lesson. >> target wants to make its credit card smarter sooner. chelsea johnson has not used her target card or any credit card at target. we told her about the
. a nightmare we now know was deliberately created by a staffer for new jersey governor chris christie. friday they released 28 hours of 911 calls and police radio dispatches recorded when school buses, emergency rk and thousands of drivers got stuck for hours. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> emergency workers struggled to get to a school bus accident. dispatch warns them. >> brace for impact. port authority has a school bus and a car accident eastbound just on the side of the bridge. >> when the mayor of ft. lee complained about the traffic, christie's fired deputy chief of staff texted transportation official david. is it wrong that i'm smiling? i feel badly about the kids, i guess. emergency officials say no one's lives are in danger but people in need of help had to wait. like a woman that called for an ambulance and had to call again and again. >> it's an emergency and they're not still here. >> the investigation into what motivated the lane closures and who ordered them is still going on. multiple members of the staff have been subpoenaed but nothing links back to the gov
ought to feel sorry for all of us. i'm still trying to get through the chris christie e-mails, then we got the scott walker e-mails and now we got to read the hill t -- hilly clinton e-mails. >> so we start thd as a discussion of joe biden and fittening it's been overshadowed by hillary clinton. we're going to return it to joe biden and talk about his future and legacy as vice president. we'll talk about that just after this. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. is it a superhero? kinda. ♪ we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness if you qualify, and new c
cordes. >>> new 911 tapes release the nightmare of the traffic jam last accept when chris christie's aides caused the bridge to stop. they show just how danchts the situation became. >>> 911, what's your emergency? >> 911, 911, over here. >> where is here. >> the 1911. do. >> do you know what it is? >> they're setting a new pattern in washington. >> you ee aware the tourch is a total grip log, reese. >> it it therered a scandal that threatened his career. >>> kerry kennedy is the daughter of the late robert kennedy. she was arrested in 2012 after she sideswiped a truck with her suv. police later found her on a local road passed out at the wheel. she took the generic version of the sleep prescription ambien. the lawyers said it was her name that led to her prosecution. kennedy admits she was able to afford a high-priced defense team. >> i real did have a great, grarkt great lawyers. most people don't have access to that. and we need to take a hard look at our criminal justice system in the i state to make sure that it really is just. >> in the statement the di
effect does this have on the probe into members of chris christie's administration. >>> a frantic rescue caught on tape after an avalanche roars through a neighborhood. why is one person calling it incredible anyone came out alive. >>> and wasted. the shocking numbers behind a new study on how much food americans throw away.
jersey governor chris christie. he, of course, has been embroiled in this whole bridge trafc jam controversy. and on that point, we are hearing for the first time some of the frustration from drivers who were stuck in that epic traffic jam after the governor's aides ordered the shutdown of traffic lanes leading into the george washington bridge. 911 tapes from those chaotic hours have been released, and stephanie gosk has the details. >> reporter: the anger and confusion can be heard in their voices. >> ft. lee traffic is a nightmare. >> the gw bridge is totally gridlocked. >> reporter: anyone unlucky enough to get stuck at the foot of the george washington bridge those four days last september will likely not forget it. a nightmare that we now know was deliberately created by a staffer for new jersey governor chris christie. friday, new jersey officials released 28 hours of 911 calls and police radio dispatches recorded when school buses, emergency workers and thousands of drivers got stuck for hours. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> reporter: emergency workers st
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